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The Evolution of Customer Engagement and What it Means for Manufacturers

June 26, 2017

It’s no secret that customer centricity is quickly becoming the most critical factor in establishing market differentiation and building long term customer loyalty for manufacturers. …

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Customer profile: Auricchio keeps in step with an evolving economy

June 15, 2017

– By Neil McGrath, Services Sales Lead UK & Benelux, at Avaap. The global manufacturing landscape is ever-changing, requiring companies to respond to increased competition, …

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Taking the plunge into digital technology: Are you a toe-dipper or belly-flopper?

June 7, 2017

With summer moving into full-swing, a poolside-perspective on entering new digital ventures seems timely—and fun. If you have ever spent a June afternoon watching the …

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Building customer loyalty in B2B manufacturing

April 3, 2017

It’s the era of customer focus. Manufacturers in every industry are learning that customer obsession—not just customer service—is increasingly critical to success. For many manufacturers, …

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10 ways software stretches resources, boosts productivity, and helps cope with skilled worker shortage

March 29, 2017

Manufacturing jobs are in the spotlight once again. The federal focus on bringing manufacturing jobs back to American workers has stirred up the topic, along with …

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Manufacturing’s great debate: Is the idea or execution more important to innovation success?

March 27, 2017

Innovation is a central component of manufacturing today. It takes many forms and addresses many functions. Some are simple tactics for improving shop floor operations. …

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Start with low-hanging fruit: 4 ways smart technology improves manufacturing productivity

March 20, 2017

You’ve likely heard or read about the predictions stating smart, connected products, systems, and machinery will transform manufacturing. Sensor-based technology promises to bring seas of …

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10 IT investment guidelines for improved plant productivity

March 10, 2017

Improving productivity in manufacturing today is like trying to invent a better mousetrap. Manufacturers already have systems that work and are highly productive. If not, …

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Despite the rush to market, don’t cut corners

February 13, 2017

Manufacturers, attempting to move at the speed of change, run the risk of becoming careless about regulations and mandates. As they rush to market with …

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Nationalism vs. globalization and the role of technology

January 30, 2017

Following is part 1 of a 2-part article looking at the impact of nationalism on US manufacturing.  Making America productive “Business as usual” is an obsolete …

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